A potential federal shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Senate dealt an emphatic defeat to a core of rebellious young conservatives Friday and approved legislation preventing government agencies from closing on Tuesday.
Congress moved a step closer Thursday to averting an impending shutdown of the federal helium reserve, a key supplier of the lighter-than-air gas used in a products ranging from party balloons to MRI machines.
The Senate is returning to normal operations Tuesday following a shutdown due to the Navy Yard shootings.
The Senate is postponing scheduled votes until Tuesday in response to the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan says the House will take up immigration reform this fall, but he won’t be supporting the bill that passed the U.S. Senate.
A Democratic aide said U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is “guardedly optimistic” that his chamber will approve limited military strikes next week against Syria.
Sen. John McCain says he doesn’t support the latest Senate resolution to authorize military force against Syria.
A new poll shows Democrat Cory Booker with a double-digit lead over Republican Steve Lonegan in the race for U.S Senate.
Other ballclubs may stake the claim to “America’s team,” but when it comes to the nation’s political class, it’s the Washington Nationals in a landslide.
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the key Senate players in the push to overhaul America’s immigration system is voicing fresh confidence that an accommodation can be reached with the House. Sen. Chuck Schumer says it’s […]